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self–limited

adjective self–lim·it·ed \ˌself-ˈli-mə-təd\

Definition of SELF-LIMITED

:  limited by one's or its own nature; specifically :  running a definite and limited course <a self–limited disease>
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First Known Use of SELF-LIMITED

1845
Medical Dictionary

self–limited

adjective self–lim·it·ed \-ˈlim-ət-əd\

Medical Definition of SELF–LIMITED

:  limited by one's or its own nature; specifically :  running a definite and limited course <the disease is self–limited, and the prognosis is good—Science>

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